Hydromantes samweli Bingham, Papenfuss, Lindstrand, and Wake, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Plethodontinae > Genus: Hydromantes > Species: Hydromantes samweli

Hydromantes samweli Bingham, Papenfuss, Lindstrand, and Wake, 2018, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 161: 417. Holotype: MVZ 170650, by original designation. Type locality: "below Samwel Cave, E side McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake, 2.2 mi (3.5 km) SSE (by road) McCloud River Bridge, Shasta County, California, 40.9203°, -122.2378°, 434 m elevation". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:B8C4EE0D-3B4A-4162-97D5-45D2CC3227B1

English Names

 Samwel Shasta Salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

On the north-central and northwest sides of Shasta Lake, possibly extending another 20 km to the west, Shasta County, California, USA. 

Comment

Formerly considered part of Hydromantes shastae. 

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